Vietnam advised to seek stronger int’l support in East Sea issues Society

Vietnam advised to seek stronger int’l support in East Sea issues

Vietnam should make greater efforts to get stronger support from the international community in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) issues and hold more activities similar to South China Sea International Conferences, a leading foreign expert has suggested.
Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020 World

Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020

The Thai Commerce Ministry has approved a farmers aid fund worth 4.38 billion THB (145 million USD) for the 2020 fiscal year, focusing on rice, tapioca, palm oil, fruit, shrimp, pork, eggs, salt, onions and garlic.
No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
Indonesia expands green fuel production World

Indonesia expands green fuel production

Secretary General of the Indonesian National Energy Committee Djoko Siswanto said the country is developing green fuel as an end-product of palm oil, to reduce the country's reliance on costly oil imports. ​
Vietnamese, Indian PMs meet in Thailand Politics

Vietnamese, Indian PMs meet in Thailand

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi met on November 4 on the sidelines of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits in Thailand, during which they highlighted the strong development of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries in recent years.
US condemns China’s intimidation in East Sea World

US condemns China’s intimidation in East Sea

US national security advisor and presidential envoy Robert O’Brien on November 4 denounced Chinese intimidation to stop ASEAN nations from exploiting the offshore resources in the East Sea.